Olive Oil for Hair Treatment?

 Yes, you can use olive oil for hair treatment!


Oiling hair prevent premature greying – haven’t you heard that? Well, it also promotes healthy-looking and strong hair. When it comes to olive oil, it’s packed with a trio of skin, hair, and beauty applications. So the next time you want to consider olive oil just for cooking, you really need to read this until the end.

 

How is olive oil good for hair?


The numerous health benefits of olive oil are well-acknowledged. But if your hair is dry, damaged, with dandruff and split ends, it’s most likely that it lacks that moisture. And the most effective remedy for that is considered olive oil. In fact, olive oil has been used since aboriginal times in beauty routines of humans. It’s just now that it has lost some of its importance as people tend to have no time for actually oil their hair.

 

How do you use olive oil on your hair?


There’s no science in using olive oil as a hair product. You can take a tablespoon or two depending on the length of your hair.

Massaging the oil thoroughly into your hair is the key. And you need to do this for at least a few minutes. If you have a dry scalp, it’s necessary that you massage your scalp. And if you want to reap the conditioning benefits of olive oil, let the oil rest on your head for 15 minutes while wearing a hair cap.

 

Can I put olive oil on my hair overnight?


With deep-conditioning treatments, it’s essential that you wear the treatment overnight. But if that’s not possible, you should wait for at least 30 minutes before washing your hair. It’s also a good idea to wrap a warm towel over the shower cap as heat improves the absorption of oil.

 

Are olive oil and honey good for your hair?


Honey is a humectant, which means, it has the ability to attract and hold moisture. Due to this, honey and olive duo is considered a good choice for dry and damaged hair. Then, it also has antimicrobial properties, which makes it a very effective cleanser. This has been, in fact, clinically proven in a study conducted by the researchers of Amsterdam and issued in the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal.

Olive oil treatments for Dry and Damaged Hair


The aforementioned overnight deep-conditioning treatment is the perfect treatment for dry and damaged hair. Massaging the oil into the scalp really helps so before leaving the oil on your hair overnight.

 

Can you use extra virgin olive oil on your hair? 


When it comes to olive oil, there are four basic types, pure, extra light, virgin and extra virgin. And if it’s about hair treatment, virgin oil comes on the top because it’s least processed.

Pros:


Reduces frizz

Strengthens hair

Reduces split heads

Improves hair volume

Cons:


Not washing the hair

4 thoughts on “Olive Oil for Hair Treatment?

  • December 6, 2017 at 11:16 pm
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    Great post!!!! Im gonna try the olive oil treatment for my hair.

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    • December 7, 2017 at 1:11 am
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      Thanks for reading!

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  • November 2, 2017 at 7:57 pm
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    I have always thought olive oil is only for eating, I had no idea it can also be used for hair treatment. My hair gets very dry sometimes, I will follow your advice and try the oilve oil and see how it works. Thank you for sharing your knowledge.

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    • November 4, 2017 at 6:04 am
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      Olive oil is very versatile and used in a number of different ways from cooking to beauty care.
      It contains a lot of anti-aging antioxidants and squalene, that is oil, produced naturally in the body. Squalene is an excellent use for hair and skin because of it’s ability to hydrate and protect the skin and hair from UV-rays damage. Unfortunately, our bodies slow to produce squalene as we aging, and this contributes to dryness of our skin and hair. .
      Warm olive oil treatment mask will help to protect hair and reduce breakage and split ends.
      Thank you for reading, Hong.

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